Esther E C Dees

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Abnormal function in the triphalangeal thumb is partly due to its extra length, which is due not only to the extra phalanx, but also to differences in the length of the first metacarpal. This study investigated whether the additional length of the first metacarpal is influenced by the growth plate location alone, or also by the type of triphalangeal thumb.(More)
PURPOSE Triphalangeal thumb is characterized as a congenital difference of the thumb with an extra phalanx. Additional thumb length is attributed mostly to the extra phalanx. The influence of the epiphyseal plate positions on growth in congenital hand anomalies is unclear. The purpose of this article was to compare the length of the first metacarpal in(More)
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